Prevent backing up to network location

This policy setting lets you prevent users from selecting a network location for storing backups.


If you enable this policy setting, users are blocked from selecting a network location as a backup location.

If disable or do not configure this policy setting, users can select a network location as a backup location.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Backup\Client
Value NameDisableBackupToNetwork
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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